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Jack Harrison, NYC FC (Credit: Goal.com)

NYCFC THREE SIGNINGS BRINGS DEPTH TO THE BLUES

By Luis Vazquez NYCFC fought well in a 2-0 loss to the New York Red Bulls in Arizona but as the pre-season has been a worthy showcase for young talent, the three recent signings by the Blues are meant for […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Sports
The Need For Speed: Baseball Pooh-Bahs Propose Changes

The Need For Speed: Baseball Pooh-Bahs Propose Changes

By William Coppola Thank goodness that there was another meeting of baseball owners and the commissioner to discuss rule changes to speed up the game. With the average time of a nine-inning game last year at three hours, a four- […]

by · February 16, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Lady Rams Coach Gaitley celebrates record win with players. Phot credit: Robert Cole.

Gaitley Sets School Mark With Fordham Win

By Robert Cole With Fordham’s 74-43 win over UMass on Saturday afternoon at the Rose Hill Gym in the Bronx, Coach Stephanie Gaitley became the school’s all-time winningest coach capturing her 116th victory, surpassing the mark set by Kathy Mosolino […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Sports
Amid MSG Drama, Henrik Lundqvist Perseveres

Amid MSG Drama, Henrik Lundqvist Perseveres

By Steven Simineri What a difference a day makes. On Friday night, Knicks fans showed up to Madison Square Garden for the team’s game against the Nuggets chanting “Free Oakley” and holding up signs in favor of the New York […]

by · February 13, 2017 · Sports
Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

Dolan vs. Oakley: Turmoil for Knicks and MSG

By Luis Vazquez You had to hand it to Charles Oakley this past Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden. The former power forward/enforcer of the New York Knicks in the early 90’s accomplished three things that evening. He showed that […]

by · February 12, 2017 · Sports
Hiroki Kuroda, Former NY Yankees hurler. Credit: nj.com

The Rites of Spring: New York Baseball

The “Rites” of Spring: New York Baseball By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor The seven week countdown has started to opening day  when the first pitch is thrown at Citi Field and a week later the Yankees get their turn in the […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Sports
Fordham Rams go down to La Salle: Was it a Ripple Effect?

Fordham Rams go down to La Salle: Was it a Ripple Effect?

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor Fordham coach Jeff Neubauer in the first half Wednesday night up at Rose Hill talk off the jacket and tie. It was more than a call from the official call that got him frustrated as his […]

by · February 9, 2017 · Sports
Matt Barnes: NBA Bad Boy Makes His Mark

Matt Barnes: NBA Bad Boy Makes His Mark

By Steven Simineri It’s been an interesting couple of weeks for 14-year NBA journeyman Matt Barnes. He ate Philly cheesesteaks and drank Hennessy with Boogie Cousins after the Kings game in Philadelphia was postponed. In Brooklyn, he accidental converted on […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Sports
Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players

Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players

Crowley and Bera Announce Major Step Forward in Fight Against International Basketball Federation’s Discriminatory Policy on Sikh Players FIBA Board Endorses Change to Policy Requiring Athletes Who Wear Articles of Faith to Remove Head Coverings in International Basketball Competition Crowley […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Bulletin Board, Sports
New York Liberty forward Rebecca Allen (9) drives

New York Liberty Still Sweet On Sugar

By Luis Vazquez This was a no-brainer. The New York Liberty re-signed two of their restricted free agents today. Sugar Rodgers and Rebecca Allen are back in the fold after making positive impacts in 2016. Sugar Rodgers, who was a […]

by · February 8, 2017 · Sports
NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

NL Home Run King Chris Carter to Yankees

By Christopher Saunders New York Yankees are adding the National League’s 2016 co-leader in home runs, Chris Carter — who swatted 41 long balls as a member of the Brewers — to their 2017 roster. Despite that, Milwaukee elected to non-tender […]

by · February 7, 2017 · Sports
Super Bowl LI MVP -- QB Tom Brady, New England Patriots.

Tom Brady Proves He’s An All-Time Great

By Rich Mancuso/Sports Editor NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell was booed off the podium Sunday night when he presented another Super Bowl Trophy to the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady.  Obviously there has been no forgiveness of the Brady […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Sports
Zavier Turner takes jumper during MAAC game between Siena and Manhattan at Draddy Gym, in the Bronx New York on Sunday January 22, 2017. (Credit: Robert Cole)

MAAC Hoops Round-Up: Jaspers Struggles In Loss To Siena 81-68

In football, it is not uncommon for a team’s defense to overcome its offense’s struggles to score points, but in basketball, a team needs their offense to show up to win.  On Sunday afternoon, at Draddy Gymnasium in the Bronx, […]

by · February 6, 2017 · Sports
New York City Football Club/MLS

NYC FC Harrison Ready for Competition

By Luis Vazquez Jack Harrison of NYC FC is already in a better place at the midpoint of the preseason and happier as a result. Fast forward a year ago and you see an injured Harrison. Today he is in […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports
Yankees Spring Training News

Yankees Spring Training News

This week, the New York Yankees announced that they have signed 11 players to minor league contracts with an invitation to Major League Spring Training: C Wilkin Castillo, INF Ji-Man Choi, C Kellin Deglan, C Francisco Diaz, LHP Jason Gurka, […]

by · February 5, 2017 · Sports